Tag Archive: Thierry Lhermitte

The Closet (Le Placard)

BBBB (out of 5) Francis Veber has the ability to make comedies whose feeling is light but whose after-effect runs much deeper, a skillful combination of essential social commentary and entertaining physical panache.… Continue reading

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The Dinner Game (Le Diners De Con)

BBBB (out of 5) Excellent comedy that provides plenty of laughs, skillfully adapted by Francis Veber from his own stage play. A corporate snob (Thierry Lhermitte) gathers together with a group of friends… Continue reading

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And Now…Ladies And Gentlemen

BBB (out of 5) A brilliant Paris jewel thief (Jeremy Irons) who is suffering from periodic blackouts wishes to sail the world in his new boat. A beautiful jazz singer (Patricia Kaas) who… Continue reading

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Le Divorce

BB.5 (out of 5) In this latest offering from the team of Merchant Ivory, a young American woman (Kate Hudson) arrives in Paris to be with her newly pregnant sister (Naomi Watts), a… Continue reading

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My Best Friend’s Girl (La Femme De Mon Pote)

BBB (out of 5) Shallow but entertaining comedy about two best friends (Thierry Lhermitte, Coluche) who live in a French ski resort and have their perfect existence interrupted by a gorgeous femme fatale… Continue reading

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Going Places (Les Valseuses)

BB (out of 5) This cinematic exercise in youthful debauchery is both fascinating and frustrating at the same time. Gerard Depardieu (in one of his earliest film performances) and best pal Patrick Dewaere roam around… Continue reading

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Marquise

BB.5 (out of 5) Uninspiring tale of Renaissance France tells of a similar time as depicted in The King Is Dancing, but with marginal improvement. Sophie Marceau is brilliant as a country wench who… Continue reading

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